Reducing the risk of illness from listeria

Reducing the risk of illness from listeria

Following three recently reported cases of listeria infection in Tauranga, Toi Te Ora Public Health and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) are reminding the public of the recommended food safety measures to reduce any risk from listeria. “Listeria is a bacteria...
Health warning issued for Lake Okaro

Health warning issued for Lake Okaro

A health warning has been issued for Lake Okaro, near Rotorua, as routine monitoring results provided by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council have confirmed a bloom of potentially toxic blue-green algae. “The health warning means that people should avoid any activity...
Revised hazard posters for Mt Ruapehu 2020

Revised hazard posters for Mt Ruapehu 2020

Ruapehu is an incredible winter playground, and as mountain users prepare for the 2020 season a revised set of hazard posters will help them know how to keep themselves safe on the volcano. The key message remains the same: Ruapehu is an active volcano, and if you see...